NOVA Meeting Archives

RMF LifeBoat Group – April 1 Meeting 11am – 1pm on Compliance in Just 1 Click

Many of us really anticipate the discussions during our LifeBoat group meetings. Please note our new LifeBoat group home meeting location. Everyone may bring in your own snacks, lunch, and drinks to the “brunch lunch” 11am-1pm meeting. Some people also informally get together for “after the meeting” lunch together at different restaurants. The topic description and presenter…

RMF LifeBoat Group – March 18th Meeting 11am – 1pm on ATO in a Day

ATO in a Day How quickly can the first five Risk Management Framework (RMF) steps be accomplished to obtain an Authorization to Operate (ATO)? Jason Hess took the opportunity to reevaluate his agency’s RMF implementation.  His “ATO in a Day” initiative equips organizations to deliver Authorizing Official (AO) approved software to the agency’s mission at…

RMF LifeBoat GROUP – March 4 2017 – 11am to 1pm – CSF Our Must Know Language

CSF – Our Must Know Language Please note that we will be meeting at another location for our 4 March meeting.  One of our members found an incredibly wonderful new home for all our future meetings starting very soon. to Everyone can easily get information for our RMF LifeBoat Group meetings and many other rewarding chapter activities…

[January) Chapter Meeting – Excellence, Cybersecurity, and Risk – Building on the Baldrige Excellence Builder to Lead Organizations Forward – Laurie Wiggins

Excellence, Cybersecurity, and Risk – Building on the Baldrige Excellence Builder to Lead Organizations Forward Presented by Ms. Laurie Wiggins, Sysenex Founder, President and CEO Thursday, January 19, 2017 5:30 PM – Networking and Dinner 6:30 – 8:00 PM – ISSA NOVA Announcements & Program As industries and organizations struggle to come to terms with…

RMF LifeBoat Group – December 3rd Meeting 11am – 1pm on Phishing Emails

Phishing for Christmas! For many years, cybersecurity authorities have observed that phishing is the most prevalent initial enterprise attack vector. Employees just keep clicking. Technology has failed to compensate. Security awareness and training efforts aspiring to stop the clicks have either failed miserably, achieved too little, and/or only changed behavior temporarily. The goal of this…

RMF LifeBoat Group – September 10th Meeting 11am-1pm on Understanding the new FAR 4.19: Basic Safeguarding of Covered Contractor Information Systems or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Clause by Tony Barnett

At this meet up we will discuss the implementation of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-171 into the new contractual regulations with the addition of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause 52.204-21. We will review what guidelines have been incorporated, what has been omitted, and what impact the implementation of these regulations will have on contractors. Getting started…

RMF LifeBoat Group – August 6th Meeting 11am-1pm on Enhancing Situational Awareness in the Cybersecurity Landscape by Law McCardle

The Risk Management Framework Step 6, Monitor Security Controls, can be summarized as maintaining situational awareness of the authorized information system.  At this meetup, we will discuss unique sensors to keep abreast of the evolving Cyber-landscape, from real-time continuous monitoring (threat detection and remediation), social engineering, RF/wireless, access control and much more. We are very fortunate to…

WIS SIG & WIE Monthly Webinar 11 JUL 2016 4-5 PM, Everybody Wins: Positive Workplaces

Women in Security Special Interest Group & Women in Engineering (WIE)   Monthly Webinar Series  Everybody Wins: Positive Workplaces Presented by Julie Starr, VMWare Monday, July 11, 2016, 4:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern Everybody Wins: Fostering Positive Work Environments   No matter how talented you are, there is strength and power in a TEAM — we…